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Winter is Coming—What You Need to Do with Perennials in Containers

If you grew perennials in containers this season, and they aren’t hardy for your area, here’s what you need to do with them this winter. Spoiler alert—pitching them might be

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Life Lessons in the Dirt

“Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there.” ~ Thomas Fuller For those of us toiling away, year after blessed year, planting, replanting, moving, organizing, and simply watching

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The Healing Power of Plants

A wise old gardening friend used to tell me that there’s hardly any problem a walk through the garden won’t make more manageable. She inherently knew the healing power of

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Starting Seeds Indoors

How to Start Seed for the Best Production The Home Garden Seed Association has these tips on how to start seed for the best production in your garden this coming

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Gardening Your Way to Better Health

Gardening is a great hobby for all ages and one that has physical and creative benefits. My neighbor is in her mid-90s and gardens almost every day. She pulls weeds,

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The Benefits of Snow in the Garden

  Winter is here in the Northern Hemisphere, and for the majority of us, that means snow. We dread the ‘white stuff’ and long for spring, however snow is a

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Cinnamon isn’t just for the kitchen. Here are 6 reasons to use cinnamon in your garden

Cinnamon is a fantastic aromatic, which makes it great for baking and cooking, but this versatile spice isn’t just for the kitchen! With origins dating back to as early as

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4 reasons why dirt makes you happy

If you’ve ever had a run in with a muddy kid (or muddy dog) tromping all over your freshly washed floors, you probably think there’s no way that dirt can

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Fall Planting Perennials: Tips for Success

It’s well known that fall is an excellent time for planting most trees and shrubs. Did you know that it can be a good season for planting, transplanting or dividing

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Garden Makeover: Tips for Editing an Existing Garden

This summer are you looking around your garden and finding that it needs a change? There are many reasons why a garden might need minor editing or a complete overhaul.

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